The Prognosis of Cystic Fibrosis – A Clinician’s Perspective


Looking at the prognosis of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) from the clinician's point of view is very relevant. Median predicted survival age of CF increased from 6 months when the disease was first described (1938) to 12 years in 1970 and over 35 years in 2010 in the United States of America (Davis, 2006). Three types of factors weigh on this prognosis, which is… (More)


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